Jefferson demographics profile

StatisticJeffersonWest VirginiaNational
Population8221,846,092318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,4637791
Median age41.441.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%59%55%
Speak English100%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Jefferson, WV has a population of 822 and is the 16,417th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,463 per sq mi which is 3116% higher than the West Virginia average and 2619% higher than the national average. The median age in Jefferson is 41 which is approximately 1% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Jefferson, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 81% of Jefferson residents were born in West Virginia, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Jefferson is 3116% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Jefferson is 1% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Jefferson 70.32% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Jefferson 11.31% of the population is African American.
  • In Jefferson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Jefferson population breakdown by race

RaceJeffersonWest VirginiaNational
Caucasian70.32%93.46%73.35%
African American11.31%3.43%12.63%
Asian0.00%0.76%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race18.37%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
In Jefferson, 2.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Jefferson, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).